Are 45 Colt and 45 70 the same?
The only real difference is the number of rounds you can shoot without reloading, 45/70 is about half the capacity as 45 colt.
Can a 45 Long Colt shoot 45 Colt?
You cannot shoot 45 acp out of a . 45 colt unless you get a conversion cylinder for it, no 44 ammo either.
What is the difference between 45 Colt and 45 Long Colt ammunition?
The primary difference between the 45 Long Colt and 45 ACP is readily apparent: One is designed for a revolver, while the other is designed for a semi-auto. If you would rather differentiate the two cartridges by their lengths alone, the 45 Long Colt is 0.325” longer.
What is the diameter of a 45 Long Colt bullet?
|Bullet diameter||.452 in (11.5 mm)|
|Neck diameter||.480 in (12.2 mm)|
|Base diameter||.480 in (12.2 mm)|
|Rim diameter||.540 in (13.7 mm)|
Is the 45-70 obsolete?
Well, first, the 45-70 is not an obsolete cartridge. “obsolete” means “no longer in general use” or “no longer produced or practiced”. Since many of us still use the 45-70 (such as me), it is not obsolete. They are still manufactured, still in very common use, and still effective.
What has more power 44 mag or 45 long colt?
If you are comparing the 44 Magnum to the 45 ACP(Automatic Colt Pistol), the 44 Magnum has more power than the 45 ACP. On the other hand, the 44 Magnum has much more recoil, makes more noise and has a large muzzle blast.
Can a 45 Colt be fired in a 45 70?
The 45 70 has a rim diameter of .608 and a base diameter of .505. The 45 Colt has a rim diameter of .512 and a base diameter of .480. The 45 Colt would probably fire in the 45 70 but it would split the case. Also, 45 Colt bullets are .452 and 45 70 bullets are .457 so the accuracy would be bad to say the least.
What’s the difference between a.45 Colt and a 454 Casull?
The .45 Schofield is essentially a .45 Short Colt, and the .454 Casull is the .45 Longer Colt. Ever heard of .460 S&W?
How big is the rim on a 45 70?
The 45 70 has a rim diameter of .608 and a base diameter of .505. The 45 Colt has a rim diameter of .512 and a base diameter of .480. The 45 Colt would probably fire in the 45 70 but it would split the case.
Can a 45 Colt be a wrist breaker?
.45 Colt can be a wrist breaker. Worth mentioning that most of the firearms that can handle these massive wrist breakers can be scoped. Nearly any firearm chambered in .460 S&W will also fire .454 Casull, .45 Colt, and .45 Schofield and most firearms in .454 Casull will also fire .45 Colt and .45 Schofield. You get where I’m going with this…